Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph view, looking northeast from the high school.
Description: Stereograph view, looking east from the high school of La Crosse.
Description: This hand-colored map shows platted additions and subdivisions, ward boundaries, schools, churches, railroads, cemeteries, parks, businesses, factories, an...
Date: 1885-12-02 before
Description: Fringed red silk cover and gold silk ribbon backing for a "Complimentary Banquet to Hon. Wm. F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill) by his life-long pard, D. Frank Powell...
Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse with nine insets of residences, schools, and the Court House and Jail.
Description: This map of La Crocess is accompanied by other plats of subdivision of the city. The relief is shown by hachures. The additions include: Rudolf Gripps Addi...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Etching of interior of bonded warehouse with four men present, two conversing and two rolling barrels.
Description: Asaph Whittlesey arrived in Ashland in 1854, one of the earliest of the settlers who hoped the area would grow and make their fortunes. He drew this map of...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: The sidewheel packet, "Keokuk", loaded with passengers beside a barge at a landing. Landing is filled with people and horse pulled vehicles. Sign on side o...
Description: A painting of the new (as of 1891) bridge over the Mississippi River in La Crosse. The bridge was built by the Clinton Bridge Co.
Description: Inside front cover and first page of Nathan Myrick's 1841-1842 account book showing his purchase of supplies at Prairie du Chien for the establishment of h...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: This late 19th century map shows sections, state lands, Barre Center P.O. (now Barre Mills), railroads, topography, and streams and wetlands in the Town of...
Description: Tracing of a petroglyph depicting an animal that has been shot with an arrow.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Reverend Henry Faville and his son, Ted, are seated around a small table playing chess in their home.
Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and includes 7 inset maps of additions and subdivisions with varying scales. Also includes index of additions and loc...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Sixth Street in La Crosse.
Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.
Date: 1860-04 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"Before my retun to Europe, D. Brandis, the editor of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Paper in New York, invited me in March...
Description: Brewery workers, posed in front of stacked beer barrels. Pictured (2nd row, far right) is Louis Schreiber (1861-1923) who immigrated to Wisconsin from Bava...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Letterhead of the La Crosse Wallis Carriage Co., manufacturers of fine family carriages, showing a view of the factory with the Mississippi River in the ba...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706